SAN FRANCISCO — A Canadian corporation has filed suit against a competitor for alleged trademark infringement pertaining to its robots.
Clearpath Robotics Inc. filed a complaint Aug. 24 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Ottomotto LLC, alleging that the California company used the Otto and Ottomotto marks, which caused confusion among consumers.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that Clearpath Robotics Inc. suffered damages to its business. The plaintiff holds Ottomotto LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly used the Otto and Ottomotto marks without authorization from the plaintiff.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks to enjoin the defendant from further infringing the plaintiff's trademark, three times actual damages to be awarded to the plaintiff, award all ill-gotten profits to the plaintiff, punitive and exemplary damages, all legal fees and interest and any other relief as the court deems just. It isare represented by Forrest A. Hainline III of Goodwin Procter LLP in San Francisco, and Ira J. Levy and Cindy Chang of Goodwin Procter LLP in New York.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 3:16-cv-04891-SK